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Witnessing the Risen Christ in the Dominican Republic

Fr. Kevin M. Saministrado     Jun 23, 2017 7:32:00 AM

In the Bible, we read of people whom Jesus brought back to life: Jesus restored Lazarus to life after he had been dead for several days (John 11, 38-44); and out of compassion for the widow of Nain, he raised her son from the dead during a funeral procession (Luke 7: 11-17). But these resurrections were only temporary; both...

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Featured Missionary: Fr. Charles Lutumba

Fr. Randy     Oct 26, 2016 8:33:00 AM

When asked the question, “What made you want to be a missionary?”, Fr. Charles Lutumba, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo, answered with characteristic simplicity: “I was baptized two days after my birth,” he began, “ I grew up in a family which believed in God. When I was still young, I was thinking of three...

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Loving the Oppressed in the Philippines: An Interview with Fr. Jean Eddie

Fr. Jean Eddie     Oct 5, 2016 9:23:00 AM

Fr. Jean Eddie, currently a missionary in the Philippines, first came to know the Missionhurst order when he was in minor seminary in his home country of the Congo. The Cardinal of his diocese was a member of ICM and the young Fr. Eddie was inspired by his holiness, so much so that when it came time to choose an order, he knew...

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Youth: Caretakers and Protectors of Nature

Emery E. Mwako     Aug 24, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It's time to react, “Young people demand change.”

That is our final feeling at the end of our Youth Summer Ecology Camp 2016. Four days in a row we were analyzing the theme “Kabataan: Kinaiyahan, Bantayan ug Ampingan” (Youth: Caretakers and Protectors of Nature).

We aimed at three goals: First, pastorally to help the young...

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Building the Church in Cameroon — An Appeal from Fr. Tselele

Fr. Randy     Aug 24, 2016 9:30:00 AM

“I am fighting to save lives, and I need your help!”

These are the desperate words that I received in a letter recently from Father Pamphile Tselele, CICM, one of our missionary priests in the Archdiocese of Yaoundé, Cameroon, Central Africa.  He is the pastor of Our Lady of Loreto Parish there.

The story he tells about the...

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Missionhurst Missionaries build Catholic communities in frontier situations: places where the gospel is not preached or lived. This blog is about their work in the four corners of the globe, and their holistic work in four areas of focus: relief and healthcare, socio-economic development, education, and pastoral work.

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